CSS Candy Planning
& Scheduling Course

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CSS Candy Course Introduction

Master the art of creating a schedule in CCS Candy. Scheduling is an essential project management skill and it’s guaranteed to boost your career and raise your stature as an essential member to the project team. With this short CCS Candy online planning course from Le Roux Consulting, you have the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry and become a CCS Candy planning expert on your next project. Whatever your job title, the skills you get from this course will help set you apart in the industry.

Course Cirriculum

Our CCS Candy online planning course is designed to take you through a realistic case study project in CCS Candy. The course is divided into 8 different modules. These modules start with basic fundamentals and build up to ensure you are able to understand, not only the fundamentals of planning but that you are also able to see how a realistic schedule is created and updated using CCS’s software. You will learn the following after completing this course:

– Creating new companies, jobs or programs
– Getting familiar with the interface
– Saving, Backup, duplicating and recovering files
– Navigating your views

– CPM scheduling basics

– Adding new tasks to a schedule
– Adding logic or interdependence to your schedule
– Leads and lags
– Adding resources to your schedule
– Setting up the project calendar

– Introduction to the Case Study project
– Start a new program and set the start date
– Adjust the project calendar
– Principles of setting up and planning your WBS
– Setting up the WBS in Candy
– Creating a milestone list
– Add tasks under each WBS package
– Add logic to the tasks
- Add resources to tasks
- Assignment 1 – Certificate
– The completed schedule

– Most important task interactions and shortcuts
– Checking WBS levels and task types
– Using the filter function
– Adding timelines and changing barchart display options
– Implementing notes, remarks or yellow tags
– Creating and allocating codes

– Basic reporting
– Creating histogram reports
– Advanced reporting techniques

– Creating a Long Lead schedule in Candy Part 1
– Creating a Long Lead schedule in Candy Part 2
– Creating an Information Required Schedule

– Update setup and introduction
– Setting the baseline & preparing to update
– Performing the update
- Review the update and isolate variances and delays
- Update the Long Lead and Info Required Schedule
- Update reporting

Meet your Instructor

Kobus is a professional project manager, planning professional and construction contracts expert. Through the international Project Management Institute (PMI), Kobus obtained Professional Scheduling accreditation. He is a guest lecturer at various Universities, where his insight into MS Projects and scheduling, are enjoyed by Project Managements students in Business Schools, IT, Project Management and Construction Economics faculties.

Professionally, Kobus assisted various project teams and companies with complex, construction schedules, disputes or claims. He has scheduled and managed numerous high value projects in sectors such as building, civil works, mining, power, rail and oil/gas.

Having dealt with planning, forensic scheduling and project management for a number of prominent clients internationally, Kobus is proficient in planning packages such as Microsoft Project, CCS Candy, Synchro Pro, Asta and Primavera.

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Bonus Features

Get a pdf copy of our detailed course notes on the CCS Candy online planning course.